ContraBanned: Musicians & the Travel Ban

Mar 17, 2017

5:00pm – 6:00pm CT

The ContraBanned showcase features performances by artists from the diaspora of the nations effected by the White House’s travel ban. At this panel discussion, moderated by the renowned activist and comedian Azhas Usman, the artists on the showcase will talk about immigration and immigrants, their role culture, and their experiences as performers and artists, especially in regards to the current political climate.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Iman Hashi


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Emmanuel Jal

ContraBanned Showcase

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Mamak Khadem

ContraBanned Showcase

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Mohsen Namjoo

ContraBanned Showcase

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Azhar Muhammad Usman

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